how to pronounce curative


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the above transcription of curative is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

curative is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of curative in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… not usually curative okay let's talk …”

meanings of curative


  1. Of a verb, conveying the meaning "the agent makes a patient do something".
  2. Possessing the ability to cure, to heal or treat illness.


  1. A substance that acts as a cure.

curative frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word curative occurs in english on average 0.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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